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Selected Style 4-Door FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Manual 23 29 $15,915 $17,055
4-Door FWD Automatic 22 27 $19,225 $20,615
4-Door AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $20,253 $21,720
4-Door FWD Automatic V6 20 28 $21,123 $22,655
4-Door AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $22,666 $24,315
4-Door All Purpose FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door All Purpose FWD 19 26 $19,699 $21,530
4-Door All Purpose AWD 18 24 $22,367 $24,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,915
$19,699
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,055
$21,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$284 / month
$359 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 58.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 40.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 105
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 61.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 58.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 66.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 108.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.2
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 182.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 93.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 45.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x 1.7 9.8 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 10.8 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - QRD
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - QRD
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 3779
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 210 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 LA1
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5400 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.568
Trans Order Code MG3 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.921
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Pontiac Aztek
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Twist-Beam
 
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